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: Adrian John

: Simon Bates

with the Top 100 of all time

: Newsbeat

with Rod McKenzie


Unknown: Rod McKenzie

: Gary Davies

with the Top 100 of all time

: Simon Mayo

with the Top 100 of all time

: Newsbeat 87

Frank Partridge and the Newsbeat team look back at
1987 - the year of the Zeebrugge disaster, Irangate and Ollie North , the general election and the kidnapping of Terry Waite. Plus the strange and amusing items which make up a Newsbeat year, and the top hits of the past 12 months. Producer TONY GRANT


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Ollie North
Unknown: Terry Waite.

: Miss P and Robbie Vincent

P and V's end-of-the-year crucial rhythm show. Producer MIKE HAWKES


Producer: Mike Hawkes

: Adrian Juste's New Year's Eve Party

Non-stop music and gags - the show that lasts two years!
Including Big Ben at Midnight


Producer: Roger Pusey

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
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